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Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm PDT
neighborhood of baba amr. >> you look at baba amr today, and it's... it looks like a stalingrad. you know, it's just entire, you know, streets are just flattened. >> until baba amr, there was a belief inside the opposition ranks that the nonviolence movement that worked in tunisia, that worked in egypt, could still work in syria. baba amr was the beginning of the shift. after that, people were starting to call for jihad, jihad. (explosion) (repeated gunfire) >> there's been a shift, not just in terms of what the opposition was willing and able to do, but also in terms of what the regime was willing to do now. and we see, then, an continuing escalation. >> narrator: in may, more than a hundred people, including dozens of children, were brutally massacred in a sunni village in houla, the work of alawite paramilitaries. >> this was the first massacre to come to light as it was happening. and a lot of people were saying, "oh, well, this is the one that's going to bring the international community to support us," you know. "because now they've crossed the red line." and unfortunately for syria, ev
Oct 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
: american's parent company a.m.r. corporation declared bankruptcy last november. since then, a.m.r. has sought hundreds of millions of dollars in labor cost savings and said it intends to eventually lay off more than 10,000 employees. flight attendants, mechanics and baggage handlers have agreed to cost-cutting measures. the pilots' union has held out, rejecting amican's last offer, in august. yesterday, the two sides agreed to resume talks. for more on what's going on at american airlines, we turn to ben mutzabaugh of "usa today," author of the paper's "today in the sky" blog. ben, it feels like it's a perfect storm in a way for american airlineses with all of these things happening at one time. >> boy, it really is. this loose seat incident has become really ugly for american, and that's just the kind of scrutiny they're under right now. you've had this issue with the pilots, the maintenance issues, delayed flights, cancellations. with that in the news so heavily, when you have an incident like this that doesn't appear to be related, people can't help but ask, hey, is this related? if
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
document, we would like to turn to professor amr al-azm who served on the executive committee of the day after frojt tell us a little bit about the origins, the genesis, and the process through which this group of syrians developed the content of the day after report. amr al-azm. >> thank you very much, steve. i'd like to take the opportunity to say thank you to steve. because without you, we would never really gotten as far as we have and i'd like to say that from the start. by june, 2010, when the syrian uprising had been sort of slowly building its pace, it was becoming clear to us who were involved in the opposition that there was a very critical component that was missing for us. it was our ability to answer a question that kept coming back to us time and time again. we were hearing it not just from the inside but we were hearing from the outside as well. by outside, i mean, both in terms of syrians living overseas, maybe living in the u.s., or elsewhere, and very importantly also from administrations, governments around the world, and obviously from the street i.t. from the people,
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. >> on monday about 9:00 p.m. an amr ambulance was heading east on highway 4 passing under the g3 overpass when an object came crashing into the windshield shattering the fwlasz in front of the driveway. >> they didn't see anything out on the roadway, anybody in front of them. the way it was de scribed is they felt like the impact came from above from the overcrossing area. >> the emt and paramedic inside were not injured but it worried them and their manager. >> we're very concerned about the safety of the public who utilize that area. >> two other vehicles were hit by objects in the same spot last week. police say about 9:45 thursday night an object smashed through the windshield of a car hitting a 49-year-old brentwood man in the arm. police say the driver thought he'd been shot and drove to a hospital. later that night police say someone threw an object and shattered the windshield of a car driven by a 53-year-old woman from discovery bay. the chp say the drivers are lucky the objects didn't cause them to crash. >> it can cause vehicles to swerve out of control because they see the object c
Oct 17, 2012 4:30pm PDT
in ticket sales that started in august. a.m.r., the parent of american airlines is feeling the slowdown: today the company said quote, "... given the lower booking trends we were seeing over the past few weeks which impacted october. we anticipate the revenue impact will be more evident in october." for each seat its selling, revenues are down, the industry's trade group says its off about 1% year over year. >> the industry cut flights to help it survive the recent u.s. downturn and now that europe's economy is in trouble. it's cutting back on trans- atlantic routes too. add to that, slower business travel as companies hold back plans thanks to growing concerns about next year's fiscal cliff. >> travel managers are already planning their budgets for next year and they have to take that into account, the worst case scenario. >> reporter: but what might not be such great ws for the airlines and their shareholders could mean cheaper tickets this holiday season as airlines cut prices to fill their planes. ruben ramriez, "n.b.r.," new york. >> susie: nike today cut ties with lance armstrong
Oct 18, 2012 4:30am EDT
attendants chose to walk away in exchange for a $40,000 payment. the parent company amr says it also lost $238 million in the third quarter because of bankruptcy costs. >>> microsoft finally putting a price tag on its new tablet. the surface will start at $499 for the least expensive 32 gig model. it runs on microsoft's latest mobile software and it hits stores october 26. in the meantime best buy is launching its very own tablet. the android-based insignia flex will enter an already crowded tablet market. it hits stores november 11. best buy's tablet is expected to be priced around $2350 in -- $250 in line with amazon's kindle. bad news, people. it may soon be harder to find your favorite bottle of european wine. drought, frost and hail wreaked havoc on some wine regions including france and italy. the wine grape harvest in those regions is expected to be the smallest in nearly 50 years. that has a global impact since europe's wine harvest accounts for more than 60% of the worldwide wine production. expect prices to go a lot higher. >> domestic wine fantastic. >> absolutely. >> and new z
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm EDT
are overplaying to support to the regime. i want to repeat what amr said. correct me if i'm wrong, they have their salaries cut if they don't show to these demonstrations. you have made seeing the cool kids are happily awake and go down and buses in order demonstrate. so the support of the regime is far, far less than you might think. >> let's move on. if there are questions from the web,. >> i am joe guggenheim, just an interested to sin. i want to be on the view you're saying. what can we do now in the future to stop the killing and the refugees and the horrible situation. the questions, can their there cease-fire be achieved knowing the brutality of the assad regime. want to focus on what happens when the kofi annan churchy broker since element. i urge you speak a week ago in washington about this whole career, but this question and basically said they were trying to work out a ceasefire and there would be a transition. and over the transition period, assad would sit down at some point, maybe not right away, but at a process. they would have supported the other elements that were more a r
FOX Business
Oct 25, 2012 4:00pm EDT
would generate. amerrcans's parent company, amr is weighing a possible merger with us airways with a plan to emerge from bankruptcy as an independent airline. you the power to prosper. liz: breaking news. the nasdaq marketsite is saying now that apple will resume trading. it is halted it will resume trading at 4:50 eastern time. we're five minutes from apple restarting its trading once again. last trade was $609 a share. they did miss on some levels. we're watching this very, very closely. >>> let's get to shares of crocs. they fell rather precipitously, 20% following the company's third quarter earnings which beat on the bottom line. they did very, very well, net income up 49% year-over-year. they missed on revenue. they downgraded what they're expecting for the rest of the year. so what's the strategy moving forward for these iconic shoes? joining us in a fox business exclusive, john mccarvel, crocs ceo and president. great to have you here. i look at the numbers, i say what is so horrible about this? i guess analysts are starting to feel you guys need to communicate better
Oct 3, 2012 11:30pm PDT
, including an ambulance. >> reporter: on monday about 9:00 p.m., an amr ambulance was heading east on highway 4, passing under the g street overpass. an object came crashing into the windshield, shattering the glass in front of the driver. >> they didn't see anything on the roadway. anybody in front of them. the way it was described, they felt that the impact came from above, from the overcrossing area. >> reporter: the emt and paramedic inside were not injured, but it worries them and their manager. >> we're very concerned about the safety of the public who utilize that area. >> reporter: two other vehicles were hit by objects in the same spot last week. place say about 9:45 thursday night, an object smashed through the windshield of a car. police say the driver thought he had been shot, and drove to a hospital. later that night, police say someone threw an object, and shattered the windshield of a car driven by a 53-year-old woman from discovery bay. the chp says they're lucky the objects didn't cause them to crash. >> they see the object coming rather than investigators are looking for wit
Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm PDT
company, a-m-r,a >>> red ink is flowing at american airlines. its holding company amr says it had a net loss of $238 million in the 3rd quarter. the company says it would have been more profitable if it wasn't for charges related to last year's bankruptcy filing. those charges included more than $200 million in severance payments. the airline still encourages employees to retire as part of its cost-cutting efforts. >>> well, a mob is descending on downtown pleasanton about right now. but they are not one of those dancing flash mobs. none of that. it is a cash mob. they are going to one randomly picked business to spend money. each member drops at least $20 there. it's a social event for those who mob and a small windfall for the local businesses. >> i love it. i love the foot traffic and the idea of maybe meeting people that i haven't met before. and it's just about exposure. >> this is downtown pleasanton's third cash mob. they meet every month on the third wednesday. >>> halloween, less than two weeks away. the new bay area exhibit that can help you get into the spirit. >> all right.
Oct 8, 2012 10:00am PDT
on the baby. lots of luck. >> thank you. >> in today's amr moment we have a look at the good, the bad and the ugly from sunday's nfl match-ups. first to new orleans where drus pushed into the record books with the saints first touchdown against the chargers made it 48 straight games with at least one touchdown pass for brees putting new orleans in the win column. things didn't go well for the redskins. rg-iii was knocked out and suffered what they are calling a minor concussion. the skins lost to the falcons. griffin will be evaluated again today. we have to do something about the field goal situation. >>> next, to connecticut city where quarterback matt cassell was knocked out. eric winston spoke out clearly defending his quarterback and voicing his frustration over fan reaction. >> when you cheer somebody getting knocked out, i don't care who it is. it just so happened to be matt cassel, it's sickening. it's 100% sickening. i have never, ever -- and i have been rough times on rough teams. i have never been more embarrassed of my life to play football than in that moment right there.
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
think they'll be able to steal amr, but oil has hit a couple of month low, i don't trust oil to stay lower, when it starts going back to 90, you're going to give up some of that gain. i say cha-ching cha-ching. doug in new york, doug? >> caller: jim, big buffalo boo-yah too ya, sir. >> what's going on? what's going on? >> my stock, it flat lined about a year since i owned it. i really don't know what to do with the stock. do i sell? >> i was talking to the fabulous kelly evans this morning on "squawk on the street" and i said they can't get it right. they've got the gorilla glass, the greatest technology in the world, they look good in the steve jobs book, and i've got to tell you something, no, no, corning, too hard to own. i'm taking another call. i'm going to jason in maryland. jason? >> caller: boo-yah from baltimore, jim. >> oh, man. ravens country, what's up? >> caller: question is on regents financiregen regions financial, is the stock, has it bottomed, will it start to rebound? and will it get anywhere close to the $8 target that it's tagged at? >> you know, raymond james cut
Oct 2, 2012 10:00am PDT
, in fact. ruth marcus, thank you. in today's amr moment, a year to remember for the nats, continuing with the division title. the braves lost to the pirates monday night, made it official for the nats, a team that finished last season more than 20 games out of first place now ends the season in the top spot. the next stop is playoff baseball. washington fans are waiting to see just who the first national league opponent will be. what a night it was. creamy spinach artichoke dip, crispy garlic chicken spring rolls. they're this season's must-have accessory. lean cuisine. be culinary chic. [ "the odd couple" theme playing ] humans. even when we cross our "t"s and dot our "i"s, we still run into problems -- mainly other humans. at liberty mutual insurance, we understand. that's why our auto policies come with accident forgiveness if you qualify, where your rates won't go up due to your first accident, and new car replacement, where if you total your new car, we give you the money for a new one. call... to talk to an insurance expert about everything else that comes standard with our bas
Oct 3, 2012 10:00am PDT
, ambassador hill. >>> in today's amr moment, a night to remember for the miami marlins adam greenberg. adam was hit in the head with the first pitch he ever saw in the major leagues back in 2005 but seven years later, the marlins gave him his big wish, one time at-bat. he got a standing ovation but unfortunately for greenberg, he had to face a knuckleballer, the mets star pitcher r.a. dickey. still, greenburg said that moment would last an eternity for him. s gives you a way to make any day a special occasion. new mini cream pies for one. real whip cream and a cookie-crumb crust. marie callender's. it's time to savor. his morning starts with arthritis pain. and two pills. afternoon's overhaul starts with more pain. more pills. triple checking hydraulics. the evening brings more pain. so, back to more pills. almost done, when... hang on. stan's doctor recommended aleve. it can keep pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is rudy. who switched to aleve. and two pills for a day free of pain. ♪ and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. boring. boring. [ jack ] aft
Oct 4, 2012 10:00am PDT
best to your family. >> thank you. >> in today's amr moment, some major milestones on the final day of the baseball season and we start in kansas city where the tiger miguel cabrera firned the 2012 season as the first triple crown winner since 45 years ago. detroit hopes his bat stays hot into the playoffs against an unexpected champion out west. there's a division title sweeping the rangers to make the last day of the season their only day in first place. the team with the lowest payroll in the major leagues won 67 of the final 100 games. big momentum into the postseason. >>> the national nightmare at nationals park is finally over. teddy finally crossing the finish line in first place during the fourth inning president's race. it's been a long season for teddy but white house support from jay carney and john mccain helped him finally snag a victory. [ rosa ] i'm rosa and i quit smoking with chantix. when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first week... i'm like...yeah, ok... little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [ male announcer ] along with support, c
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 8:00am PDT
recent problem for american airlines parent company, amr corporation. flight cancellations and delays spiked in september. american put the blame on a slowdown by pilots were upset that american canceled their labor contract. amr corporation is operating in bankruptcy protection currently and trying to fight a takeover by us airways group incorporated. and for the loose seats issue, jenna, none of the other airlines have reported similar problems. back to you. jenna: which is interesting, there surely is soda spilled on other airlines. if that is part of the issue for the seats coming loose, a mystery maybe we have to investigate. anna, thank you. jon: a fox news alert. as promised president obama is at george mason university in fairfax, virginia. he is about to make some remarks and we expect he will have something to say about these new jobs numbers that are out. let's listen in as this crowd welcomes president obama. >> everybody have a seat. have a seat. thank you. well. [cheers and applause] it is good to be here. i am so proud to have catherine's support. can you give her a big
FOX Business
Oct 4, 2012 11:00am EDT
still have to sell on amr, what happens? >> did a good job restructuring. this was happening with the stocks. i think it'll be a solid airline situation. cheryl: her price target on delta, $15 per share, do you think the we will get good numbs from them? >> we will get good numbers from the airlines. cheryl: and you have to buy the price target. >> i prefer delta over united at this point. cheryl: will be doing a jetblue promotion giving a free ticket. maybe jetblue will get numbers as well. thank you very much, good to see you. dennis, over to you. dennis: stocks now with nicole, can figure out why bank stocks are rallying after the debate. nicole: mercy names leading the way on the dow jones industrial, the banking index is shining, 2%, 3% respectively. the market is trending higher, another case some would argue, repealing dodd-frank. we will know more as time passes, but bank of america up three full percentage points. let's take a look at how we are faring. dow jones dust fills up. up more than half of a percent right now. back to you. cheryl: we will see you at the top
FOX Business
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am EDT
is women. cheryl: coming up, amr, parent of american airlines reporting revenue of last month despite thousands of flight cancellations. dennis: and how playing video games may help your small business is bottom line. ♪ jack, you're a little boring. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more expernces. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] ♪ >> i am tracy byrnes with your fox business brief. alaska airlines is reporting significant flight delays due to a computer program. the airline has not been able to check in passengers since 7:40 a.m. eastern time this morning. the airline says that technicians are trying to fix the problem as quickly as possible. american airlines continues to face turbulence over the feet
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >> pilots say it may be the result of a union dispute. but the union denies it. amr filed for bankruptcy in november. they are claiming they worked without a contract for six years. the airline says the seats were installed by american airlines maintenance contractors and the issue does not seem to be tied to any one facility or group. they say there could be a possible issue with a certain model of seats and hugh they fit into the tracking used to secure the seats. but whatever the reason, a retired american pilot says passengers shouldn't worry. >> i know the incidents over the weekend could give people pause over flying our airplanes. but the pilots insure when we take off we have a safe airplane to get people safely from a to b. >> reporter: the faa says preliminary information indicates these seats are the result -- martha: president obama calling debate preparations a bit of a drag. saying his campaign team is making him do his homework. downplaying the expectations. we heard a lot of that from both sides. joined now by former new hampshire governor john sununu. he served as chief
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
. what's the fallout for amr and how will it affect the competitiveness that you can invest in? we are asking our own phil lebeau. this is the last thing amr's management needs as it negotiates the bankruptcy. is there any suggestion this could be in part as a result of the bankruptcy foul play, perhaps from some elements of the labor unions? >> there's certainly that talk around town that perhaps this is a case where the unions are being a little extra critical in terms of whether or not the planes need maintenance. while the faa investigates exactly what happened with the seats, it is too early to say who played a role in this. at the same time, the real issue is whether or not this has an impact on americans business for the foreseeable future. that question comes down to capacity that's out there. if you are a business traveler out there, will you stay with american or because of delays of this incident, because of the problems between labor and management do you finally say, enough. i'm going with united or delta, somebody else. in some markets, simon, like dallas, you don't h
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
. american put the blame on a slowdown by pilots upset that american canceled their labor contract. amr corporation is operating in bankruptcy protection and trying to fight a takeover by us airways group incorporated. now as to the loose seats issue, none of the other airlines have reported similar problems, martha. martha: anna, thank you very much. quite a story. bill: you want to fly after hearing something like that, you know? said it takes 16 gs, six teen times the force of gravity to take one of those airplane seats and remove from the fuselage bolted down. martha: airplane crashes barely seat is ever dislodged. bill: very interesting. we found out the fb i-team finally reached the scene in benghazi where four americans were murdered in libya back on september 11th. what can this time get done now, we wonder? martha: such a tragic story of the loss of this u.s. border agent this week. he was killed in a firefight with drug gangs. the stunning new development though into the investigation of his death as his family and friends remember their fallen hero. >> you can see all the nie
Oct 5, 2012 2:00am EDT
regular "newshour" time but our debate continues on our a liveamstre. live amre. for now i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. thuf and good night. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh
Oct 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
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Oct 29, 2012 2:00pm EDT
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